Iréne Theorin imponerande sopran född 1963

Iréne Theorin svensk dramatisk sopran Fotograf: Karin Röse

Iréne Theorin, som är född i Gislaveds kommun, är en dramatisk sopran som regelbundet gästar världens stora operahus, Bland hennes mest betydande roller kan nämnas såväl Wagners Brünnhilde och Isolde som titelpartiet i Puccinis Turandot. Efter hennes debut som Brünnhilde i Köpenhamn har hon sjungit rollen i London, Beijing, Budapest, Berlin och Dresden.

Iréne Theorin imponerande sopran född 1963

2005 gjorde hon sin debut som Turandot i Köpenhamn, en roll hon sedan dess sjungit i bl a Tokyo, Tel Aviv (med Zubin Mehta), Dresden, London och San Francisco och efter det i New York och München. 2006 sjöng hon sin första Isolde i Bryssel, följt av gästframträdanden i Essen, Rotterdam, Köpenhamn och Tokyo. Sedan 2008 gör hon Isolde vid festspelen i Bayreuth. 2007-08 var hon Elisabeth (Don Carlos), Tosca och Elisabeth (Tannhäuser) i Köpenhamn.

METROPOLITAN OPERA

2009 debuterade Iréne Theorin som Brünnhilde i Valkyrian och Siegfried på Metropolitanoperan och i Siegfried och Ragnarök i Washington, med fortsättning i Tokyo 2010.

DEBUT I SALZBURG

2010 debuterade Iréne Theorin i Salzburg

IN ENGLISH

In the 18/19 season she makes two highly anticipated role debuts: Ortrud in a new production of Lohengrin by David Alden at Opera Vlaanderen and the title role of La Gioconda in her return to Grand Teatre del Liceu. Further appearances include Turandot at Teatro Real Madrid, New National Theatre Tokyo and Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Brünnhilde Die Walküre in Napoli and Seoul and Brünnhilde Götterdämmerung in Leipzig. On the concert platform she joins Marek Janowski and the Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra as Isolde in a concert performance of ‘Prelude und Liebestod’ Tristan und Isolde as well as appearing in recital at Gran Teatre del Liceu.

LAST SEASON

Last season Iréne Theorin appeared as Brünnhilde The Ring Cycle at Wiener Staatsoper and San Francisco Opera. Audiences in Spain saw her triumph as Isolde at Gran Teatre del Liceu, a role that served as a vehicle for her in Buenos Aires, alongside Daniel Barenboim and Staatskapelle Berlin. Other highlights include the title role of Elektra in Stockholm as well as recital appearances in Barcelona and Stockholm and the Birgit Nillson 100th anniversary concert in Gothenburg.

RECENT ENGAGEMENTS

Recent engagements include Brünnhilde The Ring Cycle (La Scala, Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Washington National Opera, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Staatsoper, Berlin, the Wagner Festival in Budapest, Oper Leipzig, Cologne and New National Theatre Tokyo), Isolde Tristan und Isolde (Bayreuth Festival, Théâtre de la Monnaie, Washington National Opera, Wiener Staatsoper, Vlaamse Opera, Tokyo, Berlin, Copenhagen, Oper Stuttgart), Elektra (Salzburg Festival, Bayerische Staatsoper, Opéra de Paris,

Semperoper Dresden), her role debut as Dyer’s wife in Die Frau ohne Schatten at Staatsoper Berlin, Turandot (Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, San Francisco Opera, Royal Opera House Muscat, Festival Castell de Peralada, Essen, Tokyo, Tel Aviv, Guangzhou, Dresden, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Metropolitan Opera New York, Bayerische Staatsoper and Arena di Verona) and Santuzza Cavalleria Rusticana (The Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen and The Mikhailovsky Theatre).

DVD-RECORDINGS

Her DVD recordings include Elektra from Salzburg Festival and Götterdämmerung from the Teatro alla Scala, both released by Arthaus, Tristan und Isolde from Bayreuth on Opus Arté and the award-winning Ring Cycle from Copenhagen on Decca. In March 2015, she was awarded singer of the year in Spain for her interpretation of Brünnhilde in Die Walküre in Barcelona 2014, and she has been knighted the Order of the Dannebrog by Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.

som Elektra vid festspelen i Salzburg (under Daniele Gatti), en roll hon förutom Stockholm även kommer att göra i Paris. Salzburg-föreställningen finns f ö på DVD liksom Ringen i Köpenhamn.

2012 gör sin första Santuzza (På Sicilien) på Operaen i Köpenhamn.

BARENBOIMS RING

2011-13 kunde hon upplevas som Brünnhilde i Barenboims Ring vid Staatsoper Berlin och på Teatro alla Scala samt den nya Ring-cykeln i Barcelona.

BAYREUTH FESTSPIELE

Iréne Theorin sjöng i Bayreuth mellan 2000-2019

UTMÄRKELSER

Ridder av Dannebrogen 2014
Litteris et Artibus 2018
Jussi Björling stipendiat 2019

Upplevda föreställningar

Opera Roll Operahus Datum
Tosca Tosca Malmö Opera 28.1.2000
Otello Desdemona Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 27.2.2001
Lohengrin Elsa Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 24.5.2002
Trollflöjten 1.a damen Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 12.9.2003
Don Carlos Elisabeth Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 28.2.2003
Valkyrian Sieglinde Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 28.4.2003
Aida Aida Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 3.5.2005
Ragnarök Brünnhilde Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 22.2.2006
Ragnarök Brünnhilde Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 30.4.2006
Don Carlos Elisabeth Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 21.11.2007
Tristan och Isolde Isolde Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 14.6.2009
Cavalleria Rusticana Santuzza Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 12.12.2012
Elektra Elektra Kungliga Operan i Stockholm 16.01.2018
Valkyrian Brünnhilde Kungliga Operan i Stockholm 7.3.2020

IN ENGLISH

In the 18/19 season she makes two highly anticipated role debuts: Ortrud in a new production of Lohengrin by David Alden at Opera Vlaanderen and the title role of La Gioconda in her return to Grand Teatre del Liceu. Further appearances include Turandot at Teatro Real Madrid, New National Theatre Tokyo and Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Brünnhilde Die Walküre in Napoli and Seoul and Brünnhilde Götterdämmerung in Leipzig.

On the concert platform she joins Marek Janowski and the Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra as Isolde in a concert performance of ‘Prelude und Liebestod’ Tristan und Isolde as well as appearing in recital at Gran Teatre del Liceu.

LAST SEASON

Last season Theorin appeared as Brünnhilde The Ring Cycle at Wiener Staatsoper and San Francisco Opera. Audiences in Spain saw her triumph as Isolde at Gran Teatre del Liceu, a role that served as a vehicle for her in Buenos Aires, alongside Daniel Barenboim and Staatskapelle Berlin. Other highlights include the title role of Elektra in Stockholm as well as recital appearances in Barcelona and Stockholm and the Birgit Nillson 100th anniversary concert in Gothenburg.

RECENT ENGAGEMENTS

Recent engagements include Brünnhilde The Ring Cycle (La Scala, Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Washington National Opera, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Staatsoper, Berlin, the Wagner Festival in Budapest, Oper Leipzig, Cologne and New National Theatre Tokyo), Isolde Tristan und Isolde (Bayreuth Festival, Théâtre de la Monnaie, Washington National Opera, Wiener Staatsoper, Vlaamse Opera, Tokyo, Berlin, Copenhagen, Oper Stuttgart), Elektra (Salzburg Festival, Bayerische Staatsoper, Opéra de Paris, Semperoper Dresden), her role debut as Dyer’s wife in Die Frau ohne Schatten at Staatsoper Berlin,

Turandot (Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, San Francisco Opera, Royal Opera House Muscat, Festival Castell de Peralada, Essen, Tokyo, Tel Aviv, Guangzhou, Dresden, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Metropolitan Opera New York, Bayerische Staatsoper and Arena di Verona) and Santuzza Cavalleria Rusticana (The Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen and The Mikhailovsky Theatre).

DVD-RECORDINGS

Her DVD recordings include Elektra from Salzburg Festival and Götterdämmerung from the Teatro alla Scala, both released by Arthaus, Tristan und Isolde from Bayreuth on Opus Arté and the award-winning Ring Cycle from Copenhagen on Decca. In March 2015, she was awarded singer of the year in Spain for her interpretation of Brünnhilde in Die Walküre in Barcelona 2014, and she has been knighted the Order of the Dannebrog by Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.

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